This report summarizes the discussions at the Inuit Nunangat University Workshop, which took place over a day and a half on March 18th and 19th 2015 at the Francophone Centre in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
The purpose of this background paper is to help inform and support the discussions that took place at the March 2015 Inuit Nunangat University Workshop in Iqaluit,to discuss and develop a roadmap for the creation of a university in Inuit Nunangat.
The final report on the project Monitoring Educational and Professional Success Amongst Inuit of Nunavut Who Have Registered in a Postsecondary Program is now available.You can consult it here.
Northern Workshop on Inuit Post-Secondary Education. Workshop help as part of the project "Improving access to university education in the Canadian Arctic: learning from past experiences and listening to Inuit student experiences". Kativik School Board Office, Kuujjuaq, Novembre 23rd, 2011. Prepared by Francis Lévesque. Quebec City: Northern Sustainable Development Chair. 2012.
Pan-Canadian Workshop on Inuit Post-Secondary Education. Workshop help as part of the project "Improving access to university education in the Canadian Arctic: learning from past experiences and listening to Inuit student experiences". Carleton University, Ottawa, March 1st, 2011. Prepared by Marise Lachapelle with Melissa Ruston. Quebec City: Northern Sustainable Development Chair. 2011.
This report focus on the different drivers of regional changes in the the Baffin Bay/Davis Strait Region, notably the climate, environmental and human factors. Thierry Rodon contributed to the chapters related to socio-economic and educational issues
In this article,Thierry Rodon et Aude Therrien compare the socio-economic conditions of different regions in northern Quebec, including their institutional development, and develop an analysis of the different development models for the North that are promoted by the various actors. This analysis is based on the nation-building approach developed by the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.
In this paper, Thierry Rodon analyzes how local and regional initiatives (Midwifery Program, Childcare, Preparation for Post-Secondary Education, Nunavik Parks) contribute to the sustainable development of Nunavik.
In the chapter "Offshore Development and Inuit Rights in Inuit Nunangat", Thierry Rodon analyzes the Inuit community of Clyde River and their mayor Jerry Natanine’s resistance to seismic testing in the sea within their region. This struggle is built upon the implementation of the principle of Free Prior and Informed Consent and shows Inuit’s willingness to regain control on their territory.
This report, written by Thierry Rodon and Martin Papillon, addresses the potential role of the federal environmental assessment process in
implementing the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Indigenous Consent (FPIC).
Thierry Rodon wrote the chapter «Inuit Diplomacy: Reframing the Arctic Spaces and Narratives» in the report , The Internationalization of Indigenous Rights from the Centre for International Governance Innovation. You can access to the report on the CIGI website.
This chapter, written by Thierry Rodon and Francis Lévesque, discusses the socio-economic impacts of mines in northern communities. It is published in the book Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic.
This report is drawn from Jeanette Carney's master’s thesis “Asbestos Hill: Inuit Experiences with Nunavik’s First Mine”. It explores the history and past and present experiences of Nunavimmiut with Asbestos Hill (1972-1984), the region’s first mine.
This report aims to bring attention to the impacts of past mining exploration on Inuit of Akulivik and Puvirnituq, as well as to create a call to action and ultimately bring the remediation of local abandoned exploration sites. Furthermore, it intends to describe and explain the views of the community of Akulivik with regards to future mineral development in its region.
This report discuss the social impacts examined in the academic and grey literature and the issues surrounding the EA and IBA processes. Furthermore, the researchers analyze the research needs in regards to Northern resource development and aboriginal communities.You can consult the report on the ReSDA Website.
The first newsletter (Winter/Spring 2014) of the Knowledge Network on Environment Impact Assessment and Social Impact of Mining in the Canadian Eastern Arctic and Subarctic is now available here.
Rodon, T. (2014), “The Political Economy of Nunavik and Eeyou Istchee”. Northern Review. 38.
Rodon, Thierry. 2014. “Working Together”: The Dynamics of Multilevel Governance in Nunavut. Arctic Review on Law and Politics, 5(2) : 250–270.
Thierry Rodon. 2008. Les étudiants autochtones à l’Université Laval : enquête sur les besoins et les problématiques. Les cahiers du CIÉRA. 1(1), 2008.
Thierry Rodon and Minnie Grey. 2009. The Long Winding Road towards Self-Government : The Nunavik and Nunatsiavut Experience, in the The Art of the State : Northern Exposure. Institute of Research on Public Policy, Montréal.
Thierry Rodon. 2009. La participation des Autochtones à la gestion du territoire, des ressources naturelles et de l’environnement : entre manipulation et reconnaissance. État du Québec, directed by M. Fahmy. Montréal: Institut du nouveau monde, Édition Fides, 2009.
Thierry Rodon. 2010. La construction des polities du Nunavik et d’Eeyou Istchee: les défis du fédéralisme autochtone, In Les Inuit et les Cris du Nord du Québec: Territoire, gouvernance, société et culture, Jacques-Guy Petit, Yv Bonnier Viger, Pita Aatami, Ashley Iserhoff (eds). Presses de l'Université du Québec and Presses universitaires de Rennes.
Rick Cucciurean, Reid J. and Rodon, T. 2011. Climate Change in Eeyou Istchee: Identification of Impacts and Adaptation Measures for the Cree Hunters, Trappers and Communities. CTA, CRA, JBACE et CBHSSJB
Rodon, Thierry. 2012. « Les Innus de Uashat mak Mani-Utenam et la pêche au saumon de la Moisie : de la confrontation à la cogestion », in Les pêches des Premières Nations dans l’est du Québec. Innus, Malécites et Micmacs, directed by Paul Charest, Thierry Rodon et Camil Girard. Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval.
Rodon, Thierry, Francis Lévesque and Jonathan Blais. (accepté, 2013). “De Rankin Inlet à Raglan, le développement minier et les communautés inuit”, Études/Inuit/Studies. 37(2). 18p.